A new TV anime series, “SHY”, based on the original work by Bukimi Miki, is set to premiere on TV Tokyo and other stations in October 2023. The production team has unveiled the key visual, main promotional video (PV), and additional cast members, stirring anticipation among anime fans.
About the Anime
“SHY” is a unique narrative set in a world where each country has its own superhero. The story focuses on the growth of a shy girl named Shy, who operates as a hero in Japan. Shino Shimoji lends her voice to the protagonist, Shy, also known as Teru Momijiyama. The series is directed by Masaomi Ando, with animation production by Eight Bit.
The key visual released showcases Shy alongside her diverse group of friends. The main PV depicts Shy’s struggle and determination as she strives to help those around her, providing a glimpse into the trials and tribulations faced by her and her companions.
Cast and Crew
- Shino Shimoji as Shy / Teru Momijiyama: The protagonist, a shy girl who operates as a hero in Japan.
- Nao Toyama as Yui Koishikawa: Shy’s only friend who knows her true identity.
- Tomokazu Sugita as Ebio: Shy’s partner.
- Mamiko Noto as Spirits: The Russian hero.
- Miki Shinichiro as Stardust: The British hero.
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Lady Black: The Swiss hero.
- Ayumu Murase as Myenron: The Chinese hero.
- Kikuko Inoue as Uniload: The character who oversees the heroes.
- Director: Masaomi Ando
- Assistant Director: Koji Taniguchi
- Series Composition & Script: Yasuhiro Nakanishi
- Main Character Design: Yuichi Tanaka
- Character Design & Chief Animation Director: Risa Takai, Hiroshi Sueda
- Action Director: Tetsuro Morikane
- CG Director: Kaede Aizawa
- Art Director: Kazuto Shimoyama
- Color Design: Maki Saito
- Director of Photography: Shinji Uoyama (chiptune)
- Editing: Megumi Uchida (Marvy Jack)
- Sound Director: Toshiaki Hamano
- Music: Hinako Tsubakiyama
- Animation Production: Eight Bit
Adding to the excitement, the opening theme song for the series has been announced. “Shiny Girl”, performed by MindaRyn, a popular anime singer from Thailand, will set the tone for the series. The song is also featured in the main promotional video.
The cast and crew are enthusiastic about the upcoming series, with many expressing their connection to their characters and the story. They hope that viewers will resonate with the series’ themes and look forward to its premiere.
Stay tuned for the premiere of “SHY” this October on TV Tokyo and other stations. The series promises a unique take on the superhero genre, focusing on the trials, growth, and determination of its shy but brave protagonist, Shy.
Source – Comic Natalie